Oprah Winfrey Archives

Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation commits additional $3-million in COVID-19 relief support to ‘South LA Forward’ collaboration

July 16, 2020

The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation (OWCF) announced on Monday, July 13, 2020, a $3-million donation to South LA Forward, a newly created coalition of three Los Angeles based grassroot organizations – SoLa I Can Foundation, SEE-LA, and the Watts Healthcare Corporation. This OWCF donation is in addition to the previously announced $12-million donation to COVID-19… [Read More]

Mother of Oprah Winfrey passes away on Thanksgiving, family confirms

November 29, 2018

Friends, family and local relatives are mourning the passing of Vernita Lee — the mother of Oprah Winfrey. She was 83 years old. Oprah’s niece told TODAY’S TMJ4’s Carole Meekins that Lee passed away on Thanksgiving. Lee was known for her kindness, warmth and faith. She will be deeply missed by loved ones. A Winfrey… [Read More]

Women’s History Month (Conclusion)

March 22, 2018

“Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey March is Women’s History Month. This month this column has been recognizing the achievements of women throughout history. When one remembers the many accomplishments of women, one is inspired by Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart (1897-c.1939) Earhart was an American aviator who set many… [Read More]